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Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1030. Estimate $1500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $1200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 455 BC. AR Nomos (8.30 gm). TAPAS, Taras on dolphin right, both hands extended; pecten and octopus below / Phalanthos seated right on diphros draped with a fleece, holding kantharos in right hand, spindle in left. Fischer-Bossert 120a (V64/R82 - this coin illustrated) = Vlasto 169 (this coin); SNG ANS -; McClean 549 (same dies). Toned, good VF, bump on edge, some light roughness on the reverse. Very rare, only 2 specimens cited by Fischer-Bossert. ($1500)

From the Robert Schonwalter Collection. Ex Superior (13-16 June 1977), lot 2997; Vlasto Collection, 169; Smith Collection.